US Army Corps of Engineers
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Recreation location status for Bonneville, The Dalles and John Day lock & dams.
Some visitor centers, playgrounds, group picnic sites and swim beaches are closed.
Visitors must comply with all park and vehicle rules and recreate responsibly by following safety guidelines to lessen the spread of COVID-19.

 

Bonneville Lock & Dam
RECREATION AREAS
Bradford Island Recreation Area, Ore. - Closed due to COVID-19
Fort Cascades, Wash. - Open
Hamilton Island, Wash. - Open. Boat ramp open
North Shore Recreation Area, Wash. - Open
Robins Island Recreation Area, Ore. - Closed due to COVID-19
Tanner Creek Recreation Area, Ore. - Open

VISITOR CENTERS AND SERVICES
Bradford Island Visitor Center, Ore. - Closed due to COVID-19
Washington Shore Visitor Complex, Wash. (Accessible from the Washington side of the Columbia River.) Open 9am-5pm daily
    Washington Shore Visitor Complex Activities
    - Visitor Center Orientation Building. - Open
    - Fish Viewing Building. - Open
    - Powerhouse II overlook gallery. - Open
    - Self-guided tour route. - Open
    - School group, commercial tour and guide programs. - Closed due to COVID-19
    - Generator/turbine viewing area. - Closed due to COVID-19
    - Movie theater. - Closed due to COVID-19.
    Visitor Complex Guidelines
    - All visitors should start their visit at the Washington Shore Visitor Orientation Building.
    - This location and others may be busy, plan an alternative location to visit.
    - Admission into the facility may be delayed due to capacity limitations.
    - Masks are required on facility grounds and in buildings for anyone older than 2.
    - Bring your own water bottle. Drinking fountains are turned off, but water bottle filling stations are available.
    - Pack it in / pack it home.
    - Bring and use hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizing stations are available.
    - Stay home if you are sick or have been around others that are sick.
    - Practice social distancing of 6’ or greater.
    - Please recreate responsibly, be kind to others, follow these guidelines and cooperate with our staff, volunteers, and partners.
 

The Dalles Lock & Dam
DAY-USE PARKS
Hess Park, Wash. - Open
North Shore Recreation Area, Wash. - Open
Seufert Park and The Dalles Dam Visitor Center - Day-use open. (Visitor Center closed)
Spearfish Park, Wash. - Open
The Wall, Wash. - Open

DAY-USE AND PRIMITIVE CAMPING (No camping Nov.1 - Mar. 31)
Avery Park, Wash. - Day-use and boat ramp open. Primitive camping permitted for up to 7 days within a 30-day consecutive period. (Overnight camping ends October 31. Area closed to public during Commercial Treaty Fishing Season.)
Celilo Park, Ore. - Restrooms and boat ramp open. Day-use partially closed for removal of hazardous trees.
Rufus Landing, Ore. - Day-use open. Primitive camping permitted for up to 7 days within a 30-day consecutive period.
 

John Day Lock & Dam
DAY-USE PARKS
Biglow Canyon, Ore. - Open
Cliffs Park, Wash. - Open
Paterson Park, Ore. - Open
Railroad Island Park, Wash. - Open
Rock Creek Park, Wash. - Open

DAY-USE AND PRIMITIVE CAMPING (No camping Nov.1 - Mar. 31)
Giles French Park, Ore. - Day-use and boat ramp open. Primitive camping permitted for up to 7 days within a 30-day consecutive period.
Lepage Park, Ore. - Day-use and boat ramp open. Main campground closed. Overflow camping in day-use parking lot permitted October 16- 31.
Plymouth Park, Wash. - Boat ramp open. Day-use and swim beach closed. Campground closed for the season.
Roosevelt Park, Wash. - Day-use, boat ramp and vault toilets near boat ramp open. Flush toilets closed. Campground closed for the season.
Sundale Park, Wash. - Day-use open. Primitive camping permitted for up to 7 days within a 30-day consecutive period. No public use during Commercial Treaty Fishing Season.
Threemile Canyon Park, Ore. - Day-use open. Primitive camping permitted for up to 7 days within a 30-day consecutive period.
 

Please follow these guidelines established by the Corps and the Oregon and Washington governors' offices:
• Anyone exhibiting any cold or flu-like symptoms shall not participate in outdoor recreation activities.
• We may need to close any public park, land, trail or boat ramp if there is reason to believe an unsafe condition exists or social distancing practices are not being adhered to.
• People must recreate locally: Do not travel farther than necessary and do not stay overnight to recreate.
• Parking may be limited, but recreation users must park in designated spots.
• Limit your recreation partners to only those who live within your household unit.
• Always maintain a minimum six-foot social distance from other people in all areas including trailhead and boat ramp locations.
• Utilize facial coverings in any situation where social distancing is not possible.
• Do not gather in groups.
• Be considerate of other park visitors. Public restrooms are only as clean as the last user. Where restrooms are available, they may not have hand sanitizing stations. Bring your own personal protective supplies including hand sanitizer, soap, water, face mask, disinfectant wipes, etc.
• Bring your own food and supplies when possible to help protect others in your community.
• Wear a personal floatation device (life vest) if you are recreating on the water. At this time, Corps life jacket loaner stations may not be available.